Antenatal services relocated from Withington Community Hospital in order to ‘protect the safety of service users and staff’
Changes have been made to south Manchester maternity services in order to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19.
From today (September 14), community midwifery services at Withington Community Hospital have been relocated to the Borchardt Medical Centre, which is also in Withington.
Meanwhile, consultant and midwifery-led antenatal clinics will relocate to Trafford General Hospital.
Women needing blood tests for gestational diabetes will be able to access services via Wythenshawe Hospital.
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust said the changes would maintain a local antenatal service for women while also being part of safety measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Saint Mary’s Hospital manages maternity services across a number of different sites throughout Manchester and Trafford,” Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust said in a statement issued to the M.E.N.
“As of 14th